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WRTG 105: Argumentative Detectives (Sengupta): Home

Learning writing with detective fiction

Finding Research Articles the Easy Way

The easiest way to search for research articles is to use Google Scholar.

  • If you're on campus, Google Scholar will automatically connect you to all of the University of Rochester's resources.
  • If you're off campus, follow the instructions below. 

Citation Help

There are many resources for help with writing on campus. 

For some easy to use guides to citing in MLA, APA and other popular citation styles, go to our Writing and Citing page:

The Writing, Speaking and Argument Center can help you at any stage of writing:


Annotated Bibliography

Here are two excellent resources for Annotated Bibliography.

More Ways to Find Research Articles

You can also find articles using a library database.

A library database is an organized collection of articles that lets you search search for a particular topic, article, or book in a variety of ways (e.g., keyword, subject, author, title).

Materials and information available in a library database may never appear in a Google Scholar search, or in a Google search. If Google isn't giving you what you need, try one of the databases below: 

Using Zotero


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